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Gulf Coast State College


Gulf Coast State College

Gulf Coast State College
Established 1957
Type Public
Endowment $5.3 million[1]
Students 6,058
Undergraduates 2,248 degree seeking
Location Panama City, Florida, United States
Former names Gulf Coast Community College
Mascot Commodores

Gulf Coast State College, formerly known as Gulf Coast Community College, is a state college, located in Panama City, Florida, United States.


The institution was founded in 1957 by the Florida Legislature.[2] On January 13, 2011, the college was renamed Gulf Coast State College. The school had previously been named Gulf Coast Community College.[3]


The college campus is in Panama City, Florida.

Organization and administration

The college is a member institution of the Florida College System. The current President is A. James Kerley.[4] He has been leading the college since June 2007, and he is the 5th President in the history of Gulf Coast State College. GCSC also has a Board of Trustees which helps to administer the college as well.

Academic profile

This is a coeducational institution that offers associate and bachelor degrees.

Student life


Gulf Coast State College Athletic teams are nicknamed the Commodores and participate in men's basketball, men's baseball, women's basketball, women's softball, and women's volleyball. The current athletic director is named Gregg Wolfe and he has been serving in this capacity since 1992.[5]

Notable people


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Coordinates: 30°11′13″N 85°43′35″W / 30.1869327°N 85.7262785°W / 30.1869327; -85.7262785

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